Expect the richest man in India to have the choicest things in his possession. From pricey clothes to luxury cars, Mukesh Ambani owns some of the most extraordinary things in the world. His car collection is especially considered to be quite royal. The business tycoon has a fleet of expensive cars parked in his garage, and the new addition to his collection is the Mercedes Benz S680 Guard.
The Ambani usually prefer travelling in long convoys with massive SUVs and luxury cars. The businessman himself likes to commute in a Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard bulletproof sedan. Mukesh Ambani has often been spotted travelling in this car which has got a new upgrade now. Here’s everything we know about Mukesh Ambani’s new car.
Mukesh Ambani’s new Mercedes Benz S680 Guard is India’s safest car
The new car purchased by Mukesh Ambani looks like any other regular Mercedes Benz S680 car from the outside. However, heavy upgrades have been made to the inside of the car. The new Mercedes Benz S680 Guard is two tonnes heavier and has a customised shell with protective material integrated into it. The car also has specific safety features like bullet and blast-proof, multi-layer glass which is around 3.5-4 inches thick. The car is furnished with a 6.0-litre V12 engine which can generate 612 Ps and 830 Nm peak torque. The brand is also offering an AWD feature with the Guard variant for the first time, especially for this car.
What is the price of the Mercedes S680 Guard?
The new maroon or deep red car purchased by Mukesh Ambani is priced at USD 1.2 million approx. (INR 10 crore) in India. A video of Mukesh Ambani’s convoy along with the new Mercedes was shared by CS12 Vlogs on his YouTube channel. The other cars that followed the Mercedes were Range Rover, MG Gloster, Mercedes-Benz V-Class MPV, and Ford Endeavour.
Other details of the new car
The new car purchased by Mukesh Ambani bears the VPAM VR 10 specification. It is considered to be the most exorbitant ballistic certification for civilian automobiles. The luxury sedan also has a polycarbonate layer applied on the inside for splinter security. Each door weighs around 250 kg along with other premium features that a regular S Class usually offers.
How safe is the car?
Along with the bullet and blast-proof features, the Mercedes-Benz S680 Guard can also run flat at speeds of up to 80 kmph due to its customised tires. An onboard intercom to converse with the driver, a fire extinguisher and a compressed fresh air tank, which can come in use during a gas attack, and many more such features makes this car really safe.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Answer: The new car purchased by Mukesh Ambani is priced at USD 1.2 million approx. (INR 10 crore) in India.
Answer: The price of Mercedes-Benz Maybach S-Class S680 in New Delhi is USD 415,277 (INR 3.40 crore).
Answer: The top speed is limited to 190 km/h.
Answer: The mileage of S680 4MATIC is 7.5 kmpl.
Answer: The S680 is an upgraded version of the same, but is priced at a higher cost.